The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Painted Rhythm

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Painted Rhythm" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Playlist For March 20, 2019

The playlist for the March 20, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of India

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of India" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Ghost Of Smokey Joe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Ghost Of Smokey Joe" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Smoke Rings

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Smoke Rings" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Playlist For March 13, 2019

The playlist for the March 13, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: All The Things You Are

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All The Things You Are" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.